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Memorial works

Following Albert’s premature death, Victoria commissioned the creation of photographs and decorative objects that memorialised her beloved husband


    Queen Victoria, the Crown Princess of Prussia, Princess Alice and Prince Alfred in mourning

    28 Mar 1862

    Albumen print | 18.5 x 16.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2900545

    Photograph of the Royal Family in mourning, taken in a room in Windsor Castle.  Queen Victoria is seated at the centre of the family, looking down at a picture of Prince Albert which she holds on her lap. Princess Alice kneels by her side. Princess Victoria, Crown Princess of Prussia and Prince Alfred stand behind their mother. Beside the group, on the right, is a bust of Prince Albert adorned with flowers and on a pedestal.
    • Creator(s)

      William Bambridge (1820-79) (photographer)

    • 18.5 x 16.3 cm (image)

      31.0 x 24.7 cm (page dimensions)

    • Queen Victoria, the Crown Princess of Prussia (Princess Royal of England), Princess Alice and Prince Alfred, Windsor Castle, 1862 [in Portraits of Royal Children Vol.6 1862-1863]

    • Acquired by Queen Victoria

    • Subject(s)
      • Places
        • Europe
          • Great Britain
            • England
              • Berkshire [England]
                • Windsor [Berkshire]
                  • Windsor Castle
                    • Interiors of Windsor Castle